Synopses & Reviews
This is the only travel guidebook to focus on the sights, heritage, and culture of London s historic and present Jewish community. Packed with fascinating and practical information, Jewish London features everything for the visitor to London, from walking tours of historic areas such as the old Jewish East End to listings of kosher restaurants and shops, and information on important Jewish Londoners and where they lived, complete with plenty of specially commissioned maps. It is also an extremely useful compendium of information for the Jewish resident of London, listing Jewish cultural and heritage organizations, synagogues, ritual baths, and other important Jewish centers in London. There are also chapters on exploring places of Jewish interest off the main tourist trail, an in-depth look at the Jewish Museum, features on Holocaust memorials, art and artists, literature and film, a calendar of cultural events and festivals, and a chapter on suggested day trips from London. This guide is the perfect companion for discovering Jewish London throughout the centuries to the present day.